Saturday 14th October
at SOAS – sign up here
This is SOAS Detainee Support’s big training event for the new academic year! If you want to find out more about the violent & racist immigration detention system (& how to fight it), and how to be a part of SDS as a visitor, then this is the event for you.
It is full day of interesting information about immigration detention, practical skills for use when visiting someone in detention and a chance to meet other badass likeminded people.
You do NOT have to be a SOAS student OR SOAS staff to attend, visit or organise with SOAS Detainee Support.
Welcomes, outline & introductions
What is immigration detention?
Visiting immigration detention centres with SDS
Legal system for visitors
Medical Justice presentation: health and medical abuses in detention
Role plays and practical skills
Movement for Justice presentation: How people organise inside detention, self-help and mutual aid
Visitor welfare and looking after ourselves and eachother
Tickets are limited – IF FOR WHATEVER REASON YOU’RE UNABLE TO ATTEND PLEASE CANCEL YOUR TICKET SO SOMEONE ELSE CAN COME!
– REFRESHMENTS & LUNCH –
There will be tea & coffee. We are hoping to be able to eat lunch together, please bring something to share.
– ACCESS –
There is step-free access to the room and there is an accessible toilet. There will be breaks throughout the day. If you have any other access needs or questions about the space, please email us and we will do our best to make it work.